[Snort-users] Extracting snortrules-2931.tar.gz

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Tue Oct 9 15:12:01 EDT 2012


jer,
i tried the preferred method displayed on oinkcode page.
it doesnt work for sub/reg unless you know to put 2931. also, other
methods of wget'ing the url according to docs are supposed to work but 
do not, unless know the exact file name, and thats not always easy to
find on the ftp site, or by other methods. 

just a heads up, that kept me off task for a few days trying to figure
it out. 

suggestion... fix the examples on the oinkcode page. 



On Tue, 2012-10-09 at 17:12 +0000, Jeremy Hoel wrote:
> The answer is in the text file that you sent back.
> 
> 2012-10-04 14:07:24 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
> 
> so however you tried to get the file, it didn't work.  If you used
> wget and an oink code then you need to check the code.
> 
> 
> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 4:59 PM, Akinwale Fasuru <fashman2k1 at ...131...> wrote:
> > Here is what i gath after running cat....
> >
> > --2012-10-04 14:07:23--  http://www.snort.org/sub-rules/snortrules-snapshot-2931.tar.gz/3b6de1b425e1a20c6f85e705f3631bc958ad11db
> > Resolving www.snort.org... 23.23.170.170
> > Connecting to www.snort.org|23.23.170.170|:80... connected.
> > HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 403 Forbidden
> > 2012-10-04 14:07:24 ERROR 403: Forbidden.
> >
> >
> > What do u think?
> >
> >
> > --- On Tue, 10/9/12, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...> wrote:
> >
> >> From: Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...>
> >> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Extracting snortrules-2931.tar.gz
> >> To: "Akinwale Fasuru" <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
> >> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> >> Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 11:53 AM
> >> to check the size of a file, go to
> >> the directory where the file is and
> >> run 'ls -al'.
> >>
> >> But since 'file' said it's text and not a tar.gz or zip
> >> file, then
> >> that's the problem.  Your download is not correct.
> >>
> >> go ahead and run 'cat snortrules-2931.tar.gz'
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 4:50 PM, Akinwale Fasuru <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
> >> wrote:
> >> > I replied the email you sent earlier saying that i
> >> didnt know how to check for te size of the file. But i did
> >> rule the command u asked me here is the response
> >> >
> >> > snortrules-2931.tar.gz: ASCII text
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --- On Tue, 10/9/12, Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...>
> >> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> From: Jeremy Hoel <jthoel at ...11827...>
> >> >> Subject: Re: [Snort-users] Extracting
> >> snortrules-2931.tar.gz
> >> >> To: "Akinwale Fasuru" <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
> >> >> Cc: snort-users at lists.sourceforge.net
> >> >> Date: Tuesday, October 9, 2012, 11:46 AM
> >> >> You never got back to me about the
> >> >> size of the file and if the file
> >> >> was complete.
> >> >>
> >> >> the error makes it sound like it's not a tar.gz
> >> file.
> >> >>
> >> >> you need to very you got the whole file and that
> >> it's not
> >> >> just a text error.
> >> >>
> >> >> run 'file snortrules-2931.tar.gz' and see what it
> >> says.
> >> >>
> >> >> On Tue, Oct 9, 2012 at 4:29 PM, Akinwale Fasuru
> >> <fashman2k1 at ...131...>
> >> >> wrote:
> >> >> > Hello everyone,
> >> >> >  I am still having problems extracting
> >> >> snortrules-2931.tar.gz
> >> >> >
> >> >> > tar -xzvf snortrules-2931.tar.gz
> >> >> >> I get this erro message
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> zip: stdin: not in gzip format
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> tar: Child returned status 1
> >> >> >>
> >> >> >> tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting
> >> now
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
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